How to choose a filter for public pools

09 August 2018, 12:02 | Russia
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From the purity of the pool depends a lot, including the health of the family, so each pool is equipped with a filtration system. For public bathing places, this rule is more important, since a large number of visitors lead to rapid contamination of the liquid, and the development of viruses and bacteria.

If you need to purchase an effective filter system for a public swimming pool, it is worth exploring the varieties, advantages and disadvantages of each type of filters, the rules of operation. This will allow you to select a suitable filter, which will help make the public pool safe for everyone's health.

Varieties and features of filters There are different versions of filtering systems, from the most primitive, to high-tech with automatic control.

For home-type pools, the issue of water purity is not so critical, since a small volume allows for increased regularity and improved efficiency of the filter. Filters differ in parameters, from the type of construction and cost, to the type of filter element and the format of attachment. Public pools are best suited to one type of filter, allowing you to clean the liquid in a larger volume.


Cartridge. Common types of filters used in both domestic and public pools, but are better suited for constructions of the first type. They are characterized by simplicity, low cost of cartridges, efficient cleaning. The shortcomings include the rapid contamination of filter elements, which is economically unprofitable on a large scale.

Zasypnye. Elementary and effective version, suitable for volumetric structures. Quartz sand acts as a filtering element, it is poured into the filtration vessel. For pools up to 20 cube. m filtering facilities with a capacity of about 4 cube. m / hour. For large structures, the required power is calculated by the formula Vx6 / 24, ("V" is the volume, and 6 is the number of filtrations per day.

It is worth remembering that in addition to filters, regular disinfection of water is carried out in public pools, because of the large number of visitors it develops bacteria and viruses.

The most simple and affordable option is chlorination, but can also be used with ionizers, oxygen or carbon filters, which reduce the number of living organisms in the water, making it safe for swimming.

Which filter should I choose?.

Before purchasing a filtering device, you need to calculate the required device performance. On this depends the productivity of the cleaning, as well as the regularity of the replacement of the filter element. Also, pay attention to the installation of the filter itself, because manufacturers use different versions of fasteners and connections.

The article was prepared by chemoform. en.

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